Posts by Jacob Ayers

101: The Power of Networking with Inaky Strick

Inaky Strick began his real estate career at Sotheby’s International Realty where he represented luxury custom builders.

He then moved down to the Caribbean to become the Business Development Manager for Mahogany Bay Village; the largest and first luxury branded resort in the country of Belize.

Today, Inaky is the Director of Investor Relations at Four Peaks Capital Partners, a private real estate investment firm that focuses on mobile home park communities and gives accredited investors the opportunity to invest passively.

He is also a #1 Amazon bestselling co-author of The One Thing That Changed Everything. Endorsed by Brian Tracy, this book is for anyone who is seeking mentors who have found a path to success.

Ep. 100: Practice Persistence- Friday Fundamentals

Anything in this life that’s worthwhile doing, will likely take a a lot of work and effort. But it’s this exact mindset that keeps us from pursing those worthwhile things. Maybe you want to travel the world, but you only know one language, don’t have a clue about international travel, and can barely afford a…

099: Starting Small and Thinking Big with Scott Hollister

Scott Hollister is a former teacher in a small rural town in Connecticut. His real estate interests started after reading a few books on Real Estate Investing.  Scott graduated with student debt and didn’t like the thought of paying his debt back over 20 years.He knew he could overcome and offset his “bad” decision to borrow money for college by educating himself and sticking to sound investing principles. Since leaving teaching, Investing in Real Estate has become his full time passion.

098: Enjoy the Climb – Friday Fundamentals

We, as individuals, each have our own ideas of what success means to us. We look into the future and imagine ourselves happy, healthy, wealthy, and on top of the world. We like to envision what our lives will be like when we have no worries, stress, or responsibilities. If I asked you to picture…

097: Be Your Own Bank and Build Wealth with Mark Willis, CFP™

Mark Willis, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, a #1 Best Selling Author and the owner of Lake Growth Financial Services, a financial firm in Chicago, Illinois. Over the years, he has helped hundreds of his clients take back control of their financial future and build their businesses with sophisticated, tax-efficient financial solutions.

He specializes in building custom-tailored financial strategies that are unknown to typical stock-jockeys, attorneys, or other financial gurus. As co-host of the Not Your Average Financial Podcast, he shares some of his strategies for investing in real estate, saving and paying for college without going broke, and creating an income in retirement you can’t outlive.

Mark works with people who want to grow their wealth in ways that are safe and predictable, become their own source of financing, and create tax-free income in retirement.

Key Points
The chosen asset asset class of the wealthy – real estate
Diversifying vs. non-correlated assets
3 Ways people build wealth – real estate, business ownership, & paper assets
The safe withdrawal rate from your 401(k) or IRA is only 2.5% (with a 90% success rate)
The shortcomings of real estate investing
Being your own bank
Whole life insurance – how it can help you with financial transactions
Lightning Questions
What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?
Mark’s own mindset got in his way – understanding how money works.
Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success?
Choose health every day.
Do you have an online resource that you find valuable?
Audible
What book would you recommend to the listeners and why?
The Bank of Yourself Revolution by Yellen
If you were to give advice to your 20 year old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be?
Learn to think like a banker.
Resources
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Not Your Average Financial Podcast

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